Business

Emporium’s yard sale pulls in customers

The Loomis Hardware Emporium’s semi-annual yard sale attracted steady customers Friday. The two-day event takes place in May and October in front of the Emporium at 3601 Tayl ...

Linda’s Pizza serves up a hot deep-dish

As Linda Ellington serves a deep-dish pizza to a customer Friday, she smiles and hands him a fork. “You’d have to go to Chicago to get pizza like this,” Ellingto ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Inaugural Bounty of Placer County features local food, wine and art

Proceeds from Saturday’s inaugural “Bounty of Placer County” event will go toward the Loomis Community Preschool’s scholarship fund for families in need, cu ...

I-80 closure at Loomis needs one day, not two

There was no need for two days of detours off Interstate 80 onto Taylor Road after all. Caltrans had planned to detour traffic overnight Tuesday and Wednesday but with work to rai ...

Loomis Self Storage a business that expanded multiple times during the recession

Loomis Self Storage was opened by Nancy and Brian Hogan in late 2004. “At that time, all we knew about the storage business was what we read on the Internet and what we had ...

Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway

Traffic was to take a detour off Interstate 80 in Placer County this morning and again, overnight into Thursday, turning Taylor Road once again into a major thoroughfare. Caltrans ...

Echo Valley’s Connie Watson receives Northern California agriculture honor

Connie Watson, manager of Echo Valley Ranch in Auburn, is one of four women recognized by Common Threads North for contributions to agriculture and their communities. Watson was s ...

Jobs increase signals sizzling Placer construction

Another month, another drop in Placer County’s jobless rate. The local economic barometer, established monthly by the state Employment Development, shows the percentage of u ...

Auburn’s Boorinakis-Harper Ranch a State of Community honoree

In the same family for four generations and the lone working ranch within Auburn city limits, the Boorinakis-Harper Ranch off Dairy Road will receive the Friend of Agriculture awar ...

Bickford Ranch project to be discussed at special April 23 MAC meeting

A special public Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting at 6 p.m. April 23 will include information about the Bickford Ranch project. The applicant and planning s ...

Bickford Ranch project to be discussed at special April 23 MAC meeting

    A special public Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting at 6 p.m. April 23 will include information about the Bickford Ranch project. The applican ...

Quality, low-priced clothing will be featured at Second Blessings fashion show and luncheon April 25

Carole Larsen and her team of volunteers are pulling out the stops for their fourth annual fashion show and luncheon in Loomis set for April 25. Larsen co-founded the Second Bless ...

New North Auburn shopping center moves ahead

Motorists passing along Highway 49 south of Bell Road will be able to watch the construction of a new shopping center over the next several months. Contractors for Best Properties ...

Lower-density Penryn Orchard development clears hurdle

A dramatic downshift spurred by changing economic realities of the marketplace could soon see houses instead of apartments on a much-debated Penryn parcel. Apartments on the 15-ac ...